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Royal Bank of Scotland planning cuts to mobile service in Borders

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Natalie Martin, Carol Holness and Kirstie Notman with their awards.

Border ladies shine at wedding awards

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Borders College students on a skills for learning and work programme got involved in making improvements to the woodland walk at Abbotsford House as part of their John Muir Award. Pictured, from left: students Stuart McDonald, Scott Goodfellow, Logan Bell, Robert Frew, Danielle Cairns, Scott Goodfellow, Jonavan Barnes (lecturer), Matthew Tunnock and Darren Mould.

Borders students take woodland walk work in their stride

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An afternoon tea at Peebles Hydro raised �4,000  enough for two new audio-books for blind and partially-sighted adults and children.
The fundraising event, organised by local optician Linda Quinn in support of sight-loss charity RNIB Scotland, was attended by 170 people.
 Pictured, from left  Corrine MacRaild (RNIB volunteer), Angela Preston, Pauline Weir (Tesco community champion) and Linda Quinn.

Tea time and seeing a way to raise £4,000 at Peebles

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Alec puts in half a century behind the wheel of a tractor

Business

WASPI women in new push for SPA equality fairness

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Three arrests in immigration takeaway raid

Crime

Post Office says Melrose will not lose its service

Business
Pic copyright to Google Maps 2017 - sweetie shop which previously occupied 38 Bank St, Galashiels. Application to turn it into a dog grooming business has been rejected.

Application to turn sweetie shop into dog grooming business rejected

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Miller admitted smashing windows at Melrose Police Station.

Teen jailed for a year over catalogue of offences

Crime

Plans for Tweedbank hotel and retail development could create 100 jobs

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Flowers left alongside the A698 in 2016 as a tribute to Leon Ali.

Roadworks start next week on A698 near Jedburgh

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Hawick and Hermitage councillor Davie Paterson near Robertson Gardens in Hawick.

Plea issued for new bus shelter in Hawick

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Frrom left, Transport Scotland road safety manager Derek Williamson, Scottish Borders Council convener David Parker, NHS Borders chairman John Raine and Amey strategic road safety manager Jim Reid beside the A6091 with plans for the new junction.

Roadworks about to get under way at Borders General Hospital junction

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MSP Christine Grahame with bus drivers Paul Borthwick, left, and John Rieva.

Appy days are here for bus passengers in the Borders

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Three arrests in immigration takeaway raid

Crime
Miller admitted smashing windows at Melrose Police Station.

Teen jailed for a year over catalogue of offences

Crime

Peebles woman altered GP prescription

Crime

Selkirk pensioner denies assaulting young child

Crime

Parents and carers in Scottish Borders urged to enrol children for nursery

Education
Hawick councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Parents threatening to boycott Hawick High School

Education
From left, teacher Ruth Leckie, Lucy Weir, Doddie Weir, Aimee Weir and teacher Debbie Matthewson.

Stow pupils’ toast stall makes lots of bread for Doddie Weir’s charity

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Provost Watson McAteer cuts the ribbon of the new Hawick cafe along with Donovan Parr and Louise Hodgson of Caterleisure.

It’s time for tea in Hawick as new cafe and bridge are opened

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Borders author Claire McFall, alias Claire Bowles, seen here in her English classroom at Peebles High School.

Hollywood dream no Chinese whisper for Borders teacher

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Royal Bank of Scotland planning cuts to mobile service in Borders

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Natalie Martin, Carol Holness and Kirstie Notman with their awards.

Border ladies shine at wedding awards

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Tractor driver Alec Herkes has been working with the same family for 50 years, and at 80, is still helping out on the farm at Marlefield

Alec puts in half a century behind the wheel of a tractor

Business
Melrose post master John Collins is waiting for a new home to be found for the post office before he retires.

Post Office says Melrose will not lose its service

Business

WASPI women in new push for SPA equality fairness

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An artist's impression of the proposed hotel, supermarket, drive-through coffee shop and petrol station at Tweedbank Gateway.

Plans for Tweedbank hotel and retail development could create 100 jobs

Politics
Tweeddale West councillor Heather Anderson.

Haslam launches an attack on opposition

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Shona Haslam and  George Turnbull present their draft financial plan for 2018-19.

Budget proposes tax hike and job losses

Politics

Corbyn: I’ll return to the Borders before another 50 years are up

Politics

New wardens will tackle Borders ‘wild campers’

Environment
Borders Councillor Bill White at Galashiels Golf Club at Ladhope where tree planting will be carried out.

Community trail plans take a step in the direction

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Environment

Charity run set to bring a burst of colour to Galashiels

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From left, teacher Ruth Leckie, Lucy Weir, Doddie Weir, Aimee Weir and teacher Debbie Matthewson.

Stow pupils’ toast stall makes lots of bread for Doddie Weir’s charity

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Doddie Weir with Tartan Giraffe Ball organisers Stewart Bennet, David Baird and Douglas Stephen.

Doddie Weir and pals praised by MPs for having a ball

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The Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

NHS Borders cancelled one in six ops in December, figures reveal

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Lennel House in Coldstream.

Borders care assistant struck off for shouting and swearing at home’s elderly residents

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